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Legion baseball update (through July 3)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of July 3) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall/Playoffs Queen City 11-1 14-1/0-0 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3/1-0 Gastonia Post 23 8-4 8-7/1-1 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11/1-1 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7/0-2 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12/DNP Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13/DNP (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

7-3-22 roundup: Pro football, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing, College football, high school football

By Richard Walker As we celebrate the 246th birthday of the United States of America on Monday’s Independence Day, perhaps no area athletic stadium can be used as an example of local efforts to support the country, our state’s long military connection and athletics than Charlotte’s Legion Memorial Stadium. The venue, which opened officially in […]

7-2-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Former East Lincoln and Lincolnton star Sage Surratt will be pursuing a USFL football championship on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. when his Birmingham Stallions play the Philadelphia Stars. The game, which will be televised nationally on Fox, will be played Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Surratt has 11 […]

Legion baseball update (through July 2)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of July 2) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall/Playoffs Queen City 11-1 14-1/0-0 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3/1-0 Gastonia Post 23 8-4 8-7/1-0 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11/1-0 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7/0-0 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12/DNP Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13/DNP (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

7-1-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Four area American Legion playoffs will be in the N.C. Area IV playoffs that begin on Saturday. Two teams earned first round byes while two teams will begin action on their respective home fields. No. 1 Western Division seed Cherryville and No. 3 Western Division seed Cleveland County got byes while No. […]

Legion baseball update (through June 30)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 30) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 11-1 14-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3 Gastonia Post 23 8-4 8-7 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

N.C. Area IV Legion baseball playoff pairings set

By Richard Walker Cherryville and Queen City are the top seeds for the N.C. Area IV playoffs that will begin on Saturday. Cherryville Post 100 won its Area IV-record 24th regular season title when it shared the West Division title with Rutherford County; Both teams had 12-2 divisional records. Cherryville gets the top seed by […]

6-29-22 roundup: Pro baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College football, Auto racing

By Richard Walker East Lincoln High senior Keandre Walker announced his commitment to play for the University of Virginia on Tuesday. A 6-foot-3, 180-pounder, Walker is rated a 3-star cornerback by 247sports.com. Virginia first offered Walker on June 16 and he visited the Charlottesville, Va., campus on June 19. He chose the Cavaliers over other […]

Legion baseball update (through June 29)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 29) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 11-1 13-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3 Gastonia Post 23 8-4 8-7 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-28-22 roundup: Pro baseball, basketball and soccer, Legion baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets made their rehiring of Steve Clifford as head coach official during a Tuesday news conference. Clifford, who guided the franchise for five years from 2013 to 2018, said he expected to use the same kind of up-tempo offense that plays to the skills of 2021 NBA Rookie of the […]

Legion baseball update (through June 28)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 28) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 12-3 Gastonia Post 23 8-3 8-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-11 Mint Hill Post 555 5-7 5-7 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 27)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 27) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 11-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-10 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-26-22 roundup: Pro baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball, Auto racing

By Richard Walker Cherryville American Legion Post 100 moved within one victory clinching another regular season title and a No. 1 seed in the upcoming N.C. Area IV playoffs on Sunday with a 5-1 win over visiting Rutherford County. Post 100 improved to 11-2 in the West Division and 16-9 overall as Joseph Webb pitched […]

Legion baseball update (through June 26)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 26) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 11-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-10 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 25)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 25) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 10-2 11-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-6 7-10 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-24-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and athletics

By Richard Walker Gastonia’s Isaiah Whaley has agreed to an Exhibit 10 contract with the Charlotte Hornets after he went undrafted in Thursday’s 2022 NBA Draft. A former Grier Middle School and Ashbrook High School standout, Whaley just completed a five-year career at Connecticut with averages of 6.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots […]

Legion baseball update (through June 24)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 24) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 9-2 10-3 Gastonia Post 23 7-3 7-6 Matthews Post 235 6-5 7-9 Mint Hill Post 555 5-6 5-6 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-23-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and athletics

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets went big in the draft as they drafted two college centers. But the franchise traded one center away in a deal that will reportedly net five future draft picks and kept the other one. Charlotte first selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick in the draft […]

Legion baseball update (through June 23)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 23) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 10-1 12-1 Gaston Post 144-266 9-1 10-2 Gastonia Post 23 6-3 6-6 Matthews Post 235 6-4 7-8 Mint Hill Post 555 4-5 4-5 Statesville Post 113 2-10 2-12 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 22)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 22) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 7-1 9-2 Gastonia Post 23 5-3 5-6 Matthews Post 235 6-4 7-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-5 3-5 Statesville Post 113 2-6 2-8 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-22-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker The Charlotte Hornets own three picks in Thursday’s 7 p.m. NBA Draft at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center – Nos. 13 and 15 in the first round and No. 42 in the second round. Will the Hornets keep them all or make a trade or trades? Those possbilities – and when the franchise hires […]

6-21-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball

By Richard Walker It could be a big week for the Charlotte Hornets. On Tuesday, ESPN’s NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported that veteran NBA head coach Mike D’Antoni was to meet with Hornets owner Michael Jordan on Tuesday to discuss the team’s head coaching position. D’Antoni has long been considered a top candidate, even before […]

Legion baseball update (through June 21)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 21) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 5-2 5-5 Matthews Post 235 5-4 6-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-6 2-8 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 20)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 20) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 5-4 6-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-5 2-7 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 19)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 19) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 5-4 6-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-5 2-7 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 18)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 18) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 9-1 11-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-4 5-8 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 17)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 17) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 8-1 10-1 Gaston Post 144-266 6-1 8-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-3 5-7 Mint Hill Post 555 3-4 3-4 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 16)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 16) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 8-1 10-1 Gaston Post 144-266 5-1 7-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-3 5-7 Mint Hill Post 555 3-3 3-3 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

Legion baseball update (through June 15)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 15) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 8-1 10-1 Gaston Post 144-266 5-1 7-2 Gastonia Post 23 4-2 4-5 Matthews Post 235 4-3 5-7 Mint Hill Post 555 3-3 3-3 Statesville Post 113 2-4 2-6 Lincoln County Post 455 0-12 1-13 (Includes ALL forfeit losses […]

6-14-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, football and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and basketball

By Richard Walker Former East Lincoln and Lincolnton standout Sage Surratt will be a part of the new United States Football League playoffs. A receiver for the Birmingham Stallions, Surratt has helped his team to the No. 1 seed in the South Division and will meet No. 2 seed New Orleans on June 25 at […]

Legion baseball update (through June 14)

American Legion 2022 (through games of June 14) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 7-1 9-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Gastonia Post 23 3-2 3-5 Mint Hill Post 555 1-3 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Statesville Post 113 0-4 0-6 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-13-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball and soccer, Legion baseball, College baseball and basketball, Hall of Fame

By Richard Walker In a game that didn’t end until 1:40 a.m. early Monday morning, East Carolina’s storybook baseball season ended in an 11-1 loss to Texas. The defeat gave Texas (47-20) a 2-1 win in a best-of-three NCAA Division I Super Regional Series and denied East Carolina its first College World Series appearance; The […]

Legion baseball update (through June 13)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 13) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 7-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Gastonia Post 23 3-2 3-4 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Statesville Post 113 0-4 0-6 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 12)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 12) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 7-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 11)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 11) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 7-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-2 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 3-2 4-6 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-4 1-5 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 10)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 10) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-6 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 9)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 9) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-6 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 8)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 8) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-5 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-5 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 7)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 7) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 2-2 3-5 Mint Hill Post 555 1-1 1-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-4 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-4 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 6)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 6) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Mint Hill Post 555 1-0 1-0 Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-5 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Statesville Post 113 0-3 0-4 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 5)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 5) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 5-1 6-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-5 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-2 0-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 4)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 4) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 4-1 5-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-1 0-2 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Western Division Division Overall […]

Legion baseball update (through June 3)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 3) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 4-1 5-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Matthews Post 235 1-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-1 0-2 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-2-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and football, High school baseball, softball and track, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker It’s “Back to the Future” for Kings Mountain High baseball fans as the star of that school’s 1989 state championship team, Paul Brannon, has had his state home run record tied during the 2022 state playoffs. The person who tied his record? His son Brooks Brannon, a senior catcher at Randleman who […]

American Legion baseball update (through June 2)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of June 2) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 4-1 5-1 Gaston Post 144-266 3-1 5-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-2 2-4 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-3 1-3 Matthews Post 235 0-2 1-4 Western Division Division Overall […]

6-1-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College football, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker Gastonia’s Jerry Shaw will be a part of a seven-member 2022 induction class into the Lenoir-Rhyne University Sports Hall of Fame. The late Shaw, the first African-American student-athlete in L-R history in 1967, will be joined by Sarah Atkins, William Combs, Kate Griewisch, Catherine Hauck, Chandler Rearden and Jameil Surratt with Shaw […]

American Legion baseball update (through June 1)

American Legion 2022 (Through June 1) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 3-1 4-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 4-1 Gastonia Post 23 2-1 2-3 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Lincoln County Post 455 0-2 1-2 Matthews Post 235 0-2 1-4 Western Division Division Overall Cherryville Post […]

5-31-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker With Charlotte FC having its longest break of the franchise’s inaugural 2022 season, the team has decided Miguel Angel Ramirez has been been fired as head coach and assistant coach Christian Lattanzio will as interim head coach for the rest of the season with goalkeeper coach Andy Quy remaining on staff. “This […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 31)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 31) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Queen City 3-1 4-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 4-1 Gastonia Post 23 1-1 1-3 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Matthews Post 235 0-1 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-2 1-2 Western Division Division Overall […]

American Legion baseball roundup (through May 30)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 30) Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-2 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 3-1 Queen City 2-1 3-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Matthews Post 235 0-1 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 0-2 1-2 Western Division Division Overall […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 29)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 29) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Statesville, Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 3-1 Queen City 2-1 3-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Matthews Post 235 0-1 1-3 Lincoln County Post 455 […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 28)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 28) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 2-1 2-1 Queen City 1-1 2-1 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-2 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Statesville Post 113 0-0 0-1 Lincoln County […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 27)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 27) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Pineville, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 1-0 1-0 Queen City 0-0 1-0 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Pineville Post 337 0-0 0-0 Statesville […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 26)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 26) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Pineville, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 1-0 1-0 Queen City 0-0 1-0 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-1 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Pineville Post 337 0-0 0-0 Statesville […]

5-25-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball and girls soccer, College baseball, Legion baseball

By Richard Walker Three former local standouts will participate in upcoming National Junior College Athletic Association World Series games for the nation’s No. 1 ranked teams in two divisions. In the Division I tournament at Grand Junction, Col., that begins on Saturday, former East Lincoln High standout Ty Cobb and Walters State, Tenn., qualified as […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 25)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 25) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Pineville, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Gaston Post 144-266 1-0 1-0 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-0 Queen City 0-0 1-0 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Pineville Post 337 0-0 0-0 Statesville […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 24)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 24) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Pineville, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-0 Queen City 0-0 1-0 Gaston Post 144-266 0-0 0-0 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Pineville Post 337 0-0 0-0 Statesville […]

2022 Legion preview for Cherryville, Cleveland County, Gaston Braves, Gastonia, Lincoln County

By Richard Walker Cherryville American Legion Post 100 finished two wins shy of a N.C. American Legion title last year and returns a youthful, but talented team in hopes of getting another shot a state championship. Cherryville is projected to be the area’s best bet to advance to the 2022 state tournament that will be […]

5-23-22 roundup: Pro basketball, baseball, soccer and hockey, High school baseball, softball, girls soccer and basketball, College baseball and football, Legion baseball, Middle school athletics

By Richard Walker Winning five Gaston County Conference Middle School titles were enough to lift Belmont to a comfortable victory in the 2021-22 school year Winner’s Cup all-sports trophy. The Wildcats, who won titles in wrestling, boys basketball, baseball, girls soccer and boys track, racked up 114 1-2 all-sports points to outdistance second-place Cramerton by […]

American Legion baseball update (through May 23)

American Legion 2022 (through Games of May 23) Need schedules for: Lincoln, Mint Hill, Pineville, Statesville Burke Area IV standings Eastern Division Division Overall Gastonia Post 23 1-0 1-1 Matthews Post 235 0-0 1-0 Queen City 0-0 1-0 Gaston Post 144-266 0-0 0-0 Mint Hill Post 555 0-0 0-0 Pineville Post 337 0-0 0-0 Statesville […]